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Problem with MouseListener

Steven Joost

Joined: Sep 29, 2012
Posts: 28
I wrote another MouseListener, and it works, but anytime if I click on the panel, the console Writes 200 times "Hello World" instead of once.
What did I wrong?
Michael Dunn
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it'll take us a while to find our crystal ball
Steven Joost

Joined: Sep 29, 2012
Posts: 28
Michael Dunn wrote:it'll take us a while to find our crystal ball

._. I mean what have I to write, to run the event only once?
Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4537

There's no reason there why it would execute more than once. So the problem is probably to do with where you're adding the MouseListener.

My guess is that instead of adding it once when you set the component up, you're adding it somewhere that keeps being executed. That means that you end up with loads of listeners attached to your component, and each event gets sent to all of them.
Darryl Burke

Joined: May 03, 2008
Posts: 4950

Thread moved from Beginning Java.

To get better help sooner, post a SSCCE (Short, Self Contained, Correct (Compilable), Example) that demonstrates the problem.

luck, db
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